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Rufous-throated Solitaire Myadestes genibarbis

IUCN Red List history

Year Category
2012 Least Concern
2009 Least Concern
2008 Least Concern
2004 Least Concern
2000 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1994 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1988 Lower Risk/Least Concern

Species attributes

Migratory status altitudinal migrant Forest dependency High
Land mass type   Average mass 29.2 g

Distribution

  Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 88,000 medium
Number of locations -
Fragmentation -

Population & trend

  Estimate Data quality Derivation Year of estimate
No. of mature individuals Unknown not applicable Not Applicable 0
Population trend Decreasing -
Number of subpopulations - - -
Largest subpopulation - - -
Generation length (yrs) 4.5 - - -
Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but this species is described as 'fairly common' (Stotz et al. (1996).
Trend justification: The population is suspected to be in decline owing to ongoing habitat destruction and degradation.

Country/Territory distribution

Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Breeding Non-breeding Passage Resident
Antigua and Barbuda Native Extant        
Barbados Native Extant        
Cayman Islands (to UK) Native Extant        
Dominica Native Extant        
Dominican Republic Native Extant        
Haiti Native Extant        
Jamaica Native Extant Yes      
Martinique (to France) Native Extant        
Montserrat (to UK) Native Extant        
St Kitts and Nevis Native Extant        
St Lucia Native Extant        
St Vincent and the Grenadines Native Extant        

Important Bird Areas where this species has triggered the IBA criteria

Country/Territory IBA Name IBA link
Dominica Morne Diablotin National Park site factsheet
Dominica Morne Trois Pitons National Park site factsheet
Dominican Republic Armando Bermudez National Park site factsheet
Dominican Republic Eastern Bahoruco site factsheet
Dominican Republic Ebano Verde Scientific Reserve site factsheet
Dominican Republic Haitises site factsheet
Dominican Republic Loma La Humeadora site factsheet
Dominican Republic Loma Quita Espuela site factsheet
Dominican Republic Nalga de Maco-Río Limpio site factsheet
Dominican Republic Sierra de Bahoruco site factsheet
Dominican Republic Sierra de Neyba site factsheet
Dominican Republic Sierra Martin Garcia site factsheet
Dominican Republic Valle Nuevo site factsheet
Haiti Aux Becs-Croisés site factsheet
Haiti Aux Cornichons site factsheet
Haiti Aux Diablotins site factsheet
Haiti Bois Musicien site factsheet
Jamaica Blue Mountains site factsheet
Jamaica Bluefields site factsheet
Jamaica Bull Head site factsheet
Jamaica Catadupa site factsheet
Jamaica Cockpit Country site factsheet
Jamaica Dolphin Head site factsheet
Jamaica John Crow Mountains site factsheet
Jamaica Litchfield Mountain - Matheson's Run site factsheet
Jamaica Mount Diablo site factsheet
Jamaica Yallahs site factsheet
Martinique (to France) Forêts du Nord et de la Montagne Pelée site factsheet
Martinique (to France) Pitons du Carbet site factsheet
St Lucia Government Forest Reserve site factsheet
St Vincent and the Grenadines Colonarie Forest Reserve site factsheet
St Vincent and the Grenadines Cumberland Forest Reserve site factsheet
St Vincent and the Grenadines Dalaway Forest Reserve site factsheet
St Vincent and the Grenadines Kingstown Forest Reserve site factsheet
St Vincent and the Grenadines La Soufrière National Park site factsheet
St Vincent and the Grenadines Mount Pleasant Forest Reserve site factsheet
St Vincent and the Grenadines Richmond Forest Reserve site factsheet

Habitats & altitude

Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane major resident
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude suitable resident
Wetlands (inland) Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls) suitable resident
Altitude 240 - 880 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2014) Species factsheet: Myadestes genibarbis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/08/2014. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2014) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/08/2014.

This information is based upon, and updates, the information published in BirdLife International (2000) Threatened birds of the world. Barcelona and Cambridge, UK: Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International, BirdLife International (2004) Threatened birds of the world 2004 CD-ROM and BirdLife International (2008) Threatened birds of the world 2008 CD-ROM. These sources provide the information for species accounts for the birds on the IUCN Red List.

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Key facts
Current IUCN Red List category Least Concern
Family Turdidae (Thrushes)
Species name author Swainson, 1838
Population size Unknown mature individuals
Population trend Decreasing
Distribution size (breeding/resident) 88,000 km2
Country endemic? No
Links to further information
- Summary information on this species